A man was killed in a casino in Vietnam after he was said to have failed to pay his gambling debts. [Image: Shutterstock.com]
A man has been killed in a casino in Vietnam, allegedly with an unpaid gambling debt of $3,000. The victim was reportedly a Chinese man and was murdered at Mock Bay Casino on Saturday. Local police and local police are conducting investigations into the murder, which took place in an area close to the Vietnam-Cambodian border.
The alleged killer is a supplier of building materials
The alleged killer is a supplier of building materials, Zhu Jun Sheng. Five local police officers went to the scene after the accident, although only two of them managed to get in. No one from the county police or regional court has commented on the case.
Other incidents in town
In addition to Saturday’s murderMoc Bai Casino already has a checkered past. Following a raid on the property in 2019, 53 people were turned away by law enforcement. There have also been other instances of notable casino violence in recent times. Other casinos in the area have been sites of major accidents; A man fell to his death at the Crown Casino in May, while there was another death at the nearby Hing He Casino last month.
A killer used $45,000 of his girlfriend’s money to gamble
In another gambling murder case involving a casino in Vietnam, a man killed his girlfriend last year in a horrific way. The victim was working at Da Nang casino and the couple got into a gambling dispute. The killer allegedly used $45,000 of his girlfriend’s money to gamble, and lost it all. She asked him to repay her, but he refused and proceeded to kill her. Then the police arrested the man and sentenced him to death.
Lots of gambling activity
A lot of gambling activity takes place in the Moc Bai district of Vietnam and the nearby city of Buffett in Cambodia. The latter is a special economic zone in Cambodia; Much of the economic activity in the region comes from cockfighting and casinos.
The nine licensed casinos in Vietnam were hit hard by the COVID-19 pandemic travel restrictions, as they experienced a significant drop in revenue.
Due to its location near the border, many citizens of Vietnam visit Buffett. Both Vietnam and Cambodia largely prohibit their citizens from using casinos within their borders. There is an ongoing pilot scheme in Vietnam that allows locals to gamble in some of the country’s casinos if they meet certain criteria.